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Design of acousto-optic chaos based secure free-space optical communication links
Author(s): A. K. Ghosh; P. Verma; S. Cheng; R. C. Huck; M. R. Chatterjee; M. Al-Saedi
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the design of an acousto-optic cell based free space optical communication link where the data beam is made secure through chaos encryption. Using external signal modulation of the diffracted light from a hybrid acousto-optic cell chaos (or directly via incorporation in the sound-cell driver's bias voltage) encryption of data is possible. We have shown numerically that decryption of the encoded data is possible by using an identical acousto-optic system in the receiver.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7464, Free-Space Laser Communications IX, 74640L (21 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.826813
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A. K. Ghosh, Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
P. Verma, Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
S. Cheng, Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
R. C. Huck, Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
M. R. Chatterjee, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
M. Al-Saedi, Univ. of Dayton (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7464:
Free-Space Laser Communications IX
Arun K. Majumdar; Christopher C. Davis, Editor(s)

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